Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

Digital Services

Texas’ citizen services app to automate driving-test paperwork

by Colin Wood

The Texas by Texas app is planning next year to automate the currently tedious paperwork process for attaining a driver's license.

Modernization

Many states still lack plans for app modernization, NASCIO says

by Colin Wood

A new survey report from NASCIO shows nearly one third of states don't have a documented plan for modernizing their legacy software.

Modernization

Tennessee launches new round of statewide automation projects

by Colin Wood

Tennessee automation director Bob Pucci said he's hoping to kick off a "grassroots movement" that could save 250,000 annual hours of work.

Digital Services

North Carolina prisons add dentistry to telehealth program

by Colin Wood

Visiting with dentists by video could help save unnecessary and costly visits outside of North Carolina prison walls, officials said.

City

L.A. controller publishes emergency readiness maps

by Colin Wood

Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin's office published a set of maps designed to prepare residents for flooding, wildfires and heat waves.

City

New NYC Cabinet for Older New Yorkers could mean friendlier tech

by Colin Wood

New York City's new Cabinet for Older New Yorkers met for the first time to plan how to improve the services and programs available to the 60-plus crowd.

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